Commentary

166 Protection of captive birds

AGRICULTURE vol 2(2)
| Commentary

166 Protection of captive birds

| Commentary

166 Protection of captive birds

It is an offence to keep or confine any bird whatever in a cage or other receptacle which is not sufficient in height, length or breadth to permit the bird to stretch its wings freely1. This provision does not apply to poultry, or to the keeping or confining of a bird whilst it is in transit, while the bird is being shown for the purposes of a public exhibition or competition if the time during which the bird is kept or confined for those purposes does not in aggregate exceed 72 hours, or

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